Date: 10/24/18 8:46 pm
From: Bob Archer <rabican1...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Plover at Broughton Beach?
The thin bill and dove-like head also point to American. Tertials do not
appear to come close to end of tail is another good mark. Nice find.

Bob Archer

On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 7:27 PM Duke Tufty <dukedt...> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> First post on OBOL. I was out at Broughton Beach again after work and
> noticed a distinctive plover. I narrowed the ID down to either Pacific
> Golden-Plover or American Golden-Plover. I went with American based on
> sharp contrast between cap and supercilium, longer wings, and note in
> Sibleys that juveniles can appear quite yellowish. I ruled out
> Black-bellied plover based on size and shape of bill and lacking of
> streaking on breast.
>
> I'm hoping that the collective wisdom of the list can confirm my analysis,
> or help me understand where I went astray.
>
> Luckily, I had my camera and took a number of photos. See the eBird list
> here: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49431824
>
> Thanks,
> Duke
>
>
> Duke Tufty
> 503.320.3130
> <dukedt...>
>
>

 
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